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We offers many classes for ages 3 to senior adults. Whether its dance, music, art, or theatre, we have the perfect classes for you.

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From summer camps, to community service, we have a variety of programs in the arts. See our complete list of prgrams.

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FireHouse Community Arts Academy Class Registration




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CALL 901.948.9522 or Visit Us 985 So. Bellevue

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We aim to offer you and your family a community where children and adults of diverse backgrounds and ethnicity can “come and share their gifts and receive from others.” We invite you to come to learn, explore, be entertained and just plain have fun while fulfilling one of MBAA’s core missions—nurturing and promoting African-American arts and heritage

MBAA’s FireHouse Community Arts Academy attracts emerging and established literary, performing and visual artists. New audiences and students engage their own creativity in a “family reunion” atmosphere.

Where do I begin? - Each student is unique, and our flexible programs are designed to meet individual needs and schedules. For help in planning the best possible program for you and your family, please call us at 901.948.9522 or visit our offices. Classes are offered year-round to ensure a continuous progression of learning opportunities from age 3 to adulthood. Helping to reduce the costs of classes, fees are underwritten, in part ,by public and private grants and contributions.

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Non-Discrimination Policy

The Memphis Black Arts Alliance - FireHouse Community Arts Academy enrolls students of any religion, race, color, national and ethnic origin or sexual orientation to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship programs or other MBAA-administered programs.